Umbrella – Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Youth

How You Can Help  

OUT MetroWest - UmbrellaUmbrella is a trans-facilitated program for transgender and gender non-conforming high school youth. Umbrella is a supportive, social, and educational group facilitated by trans adults. It is an ever-expanding space that encompasses a full spectrum of identities: transgender, genderqueer, gender-bending, gender-expansive, and questioning. A clinician from Wayside Youth & Family Support Network is present on-site at Umbrella meetings.

First Location

The first Wednesday of every month (except holidays)
6:45-8:30 p.m.

Parish Hall of the Unitarian Universalist Society
309 Washington Street
Wellesley Hills, MA
Directions
We put signs on the doors so you know where to go.

Second Location

The third Wednesday of every month (except holidays)
6:45-8:30p.m.

First Parish Framingham
24 Vernon Street
Framingham, MA
Directions
We put signs on the doors so you know where to go.
 

Umbrella News and Upcoming Events
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    GSA Summit Application is Live

    Applications are being accepted for the 2017 Massachusetts GSA Student Leadership Summit, which will take place August 12-14 at UMass Amherst. Students who will be in grades 9-12 during the 2017/18 school year are eligible to apply. The program is free, and all individuals who are accepted will be provided with overnight accommodations at UMass Amherst, meals, and transportation. While the …

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    Umbrella: What’s coming in 2017

    Curious about upcoming Umbrella meetings? Here’s what we have planned for early 2017: meeting with folks from Camp Aranu’tiq; a make-your-own-sub-sandwich night; a Valentine’s Day party; and observing Transgender Day of Visibility. Of course, we’re also looking for your suggestions! What topics would you like to learn about? What activities would you like to do? Send your thoughts to Courtney!

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    Umbrella at First Event

    Many of our Umbrella youth participants are getting excited to attend this month’s First Event Conference. The Tiffany Club of New England has offered this conference for the past 37 years, and this is the third year of their terrific Youth and Family Program. Co-sponsored by Greater Boston PFLAG, the Youth and Family Program offers a social, educational, and affirming experience …

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